Here are some other events before or after the game to take in, some attractions not to miss, and some places to dine.
Festivals and Events
RUSSELL ATHLETIC BOWL: Top tier matchup between ACC and Big 12.
When: Dec. 28, 2016
Where: Camping World Stadium, One Citrus Bowl Place Orlando, 32805
BUFFALO WILD WINGS CITRUS BOWL: Matchup between SEC & Big 10 contenders
When: Dec. 31, 2016
Where: "Camping World Stadium” One Citrus Bowl Place Orlando, 32805
ORLANDO MAGIC GAMES: The Orlando Magic vs. the Brooklyn Nets
When: Dec. 16, 2016
Where: Amway Center., 400 W Church St #200, Orlando, 32801
FLORIDA CITRUS PARADE: The annual Florida Citrus Parade takes place between the Russell Athletic Bowl and the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl and features floats made of citrus fruit, plus high school marching bands from across the nation, college marching bands from bowl games and other exciting performances right on the streets of Downtown Orlando.
When: Dec. 29, 2016
Where: Downtown Orlando
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS: The Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. the Carolina Panthers
When: Jan. 1, 2017
Where: Raymond James Stadium, 4201 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, 33607
WICKED: Winner of more than 100 international awards, including a Grammy and three Tony Awards, “Wicked” is "Broadway's biggest blockbuster."
When: Jan. 11-29, 2017
Where: Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 S. Magnolia Ave., Orlando, 32801
UNIVERSAL/ISLANDS OF ADVENTURE: Visit Universal, Islands of Adventure, Citywalk, and Harry Potter World. Shop, dine, go on thrill rides and enjoy live entertainment all in one.
Where: 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, 32819
DISNEY: The most visited vacation resort in the world, Walt Disney World contains 27 resort hotels, four theme parks, two water parks and four golf courses. Disney Springs offers shopping, dining and entertainment.
Where: Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, 32830
SEAWORLD: This marine-based zoological park offers roller coasters and rides, shows, tours, attractions and more. You can also visit SeaWorld's waterpark, Aquatica, or head over to Discovery Cove to swim with dolphins, and feed tropical birds.
Where: 7007 Sea World Dr., Orlando, 32821
COCOA BEACH PIER: Established in 1962, the Cocoa Beach Pier stretches 800 feet out over the Atlantic Ocean. Shop, fish, relax, dine and watch a sunset.
Where: 401 Meade Ave Cocoa Beach, 32931
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER: Visit the Astronaut Hall of Fame, have lunch with an astronaut, or embark on your own Shuttle Launch Experience simulation.
Where: Kennedy Space Center SR 405, 32899
BUFFALO WILD WINGS: An American sports bar featuring walls of TVs, an eclectic selection of beers, and more than 20 kinds of wings.
Where: 8445 International Drive, Orlando, 32819
HASH HOUSE A GO GO: Hash House A Go GO keeps the fun in food while pulling from the experiences of farm fresh agriculture, livestock, and old recipes with a twist.
Where: 5350 International Drive, Orlando, 32819
PRATO: This rustic Park Avenue restaurant has handcrafted Italian cuisine, year round patio seating and a vibrant bar scene.
Where: 124 N Park Ave Winter Park, 32789
EDDIE V'S: Eddie V’s charismatic vibe invites you to be seen, or sit back and just savor. Fine seafood, steaks, wine and service. And live jazz in the V lounge.
Where: 7488 West Sand Lake Rd., Orlando, 32819
THE RUSTY SPOON: This organic gastropub-style restaurant encompasses an airy space on Church Street, making it a great place to begin or end a bout of downtown exploration.
Where: 555 W Church Street. STE 101, Orlando, 32801
CAFÉ TU TU TANGO - Enjoy tapas at this eclectic dining destination as you also enjoy live entertainment along with artists painting as you eat.
Where: 8625 International Dr. Orlando, FL. 32819